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Cannon Ball, North Dakota - Basic Facts

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The Cannon Ball Census Designated Place had a population of 892 as of July 1, 2016. Cannon Ball ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cannon Ball is located at latitude 46.3228 and longitude -100.6295 in Sioux County. The formal boundaries for the Cannon Ball Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 88.27 sq. miles and a water area of 8.4 sq. miles. Sioux County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,752 feet.

The Cannon Ball Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393365) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Cannon Ball Census Designated Place is located within Unorganized Territory of North Sioux, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sioux County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cannon Ball population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cannon Ball: Hekton.

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Cannon Ball, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 892
Population in Households 892
Population in Familes 781
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 212
Average Household Size 4.21
Family Households 176
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 236 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89 (37.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (52.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $140,341


Median Household Income $31,697
Average Household Income $49,790
Per Capita Income $12,427
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.64%
Households 0.54% 0.74%
Families -0.18% 0.67%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   0.72%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cannon Ball, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cannon Ball to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 68 83rd
Population Density1 # 398 1st
Diversity Index2 # 33 92nd
Median Household Income # 391 3rd
Per Capita Income # 396 1st

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